In Ancient Egyptian mythology, was the goddess of childbirth, the creator of each child's Ka, a part of their soul, which she breathed into them at the moment of birth. She was worshipped from the earliest of times by Egyptians. In ancient Egypt, women delivered babies while squatting on a pair of bricks, known as birth bricks, Meskhenet was the goddess associated with this form of delivery. In art, she was sometimes depicted as a brick with a woman's head, wearing a cow's uterus upon it. At other times she was depicted as a woman with a symbolic cow's uterus on her headdress. Since she was responsible for creating the Ka, she was associated with fate, thus she was sometimes said to be paired with Shai, who became a god of destiny after the deity evolved out of an abstract concept. Meskhenet features prominently in the last of the folktales in the Westcar Papyrus; the story tells of the birth of Userkaf and Neferirkare Kakai, the first three kings of the Fifth Dynasty, who in the story are said to be triplets.
Just after each child is born, Meskhenet prophesies that he will become king of Egypt. Taweret
Yoshihiko Fukuda is a Japanese politician of the Liberal Democratic Party, a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet. A native of Iwakuni and graduate of Hosei University, he was elected to the assembly of the city of Yokohama in 1999, to the assembly of Yamaguchi Prefecture in 2003, to the House of Representatives for the first time in 2005. 政治家情報 〜福田 良彦〜. ザ･選挙. JANJAN. Archived from the original on December 3, 2007. Retrieved 2007-10-13. Media related to Yoshihiko Fukuda at Wikimedia Commons Official website in Japanese
Modest Infrastructure Ltd is a shipbuilding company in Gujarat, India. Modest Infrastructure Limited established in the year 1986 as Shipping Agents and subsequently expanded its activities to develop as Ship Owners, Ship Managers, Ship Repairers, suppliers of Bunkers/ fresh water and ship stores, to its present status as shipbuilders, it commenced Shipbuilding operations in January 2006. In August 2012 it was announced, its existing shipyard, Ramsar Yard, is in Bhavnagar, where there is a waterfront of 220 meters and a capacity for constructing vessels up to 100 meters in length and 20 meters in breadth with launching draught of 3.5 meters. Up to eight vessels can be repaired at a time; the facility is equipped to build vessels up to 6000 DWT. The shipyard adopts side launching facility for high utilisation of available space and restriction on width of waterway front; the yard has two drydocks, one of 80 meters x 16 meters with swing-out flap gate. Vessels with light draught of up to 2.8 meters can be taken out from dry dock.
Modest Infrastructure has acquired land for a new shipyard at Bhavnagar between Ghogha and Kuda on a seafront of Ratanpar. It will accommodate the construction of vessels up to 65000 DWT with 7 meter light draught. Construction is planned for wet basin, end launching slipway, side launching pad and dry dock for new construction and repairs; the new yard is expected to be ready for operations by end 2013. Modest Infrastructure builds a range of commercial vessels; these include Tanker, Offshore Support Vessel, Self unloading Cement Carrier, Flat Top Offshore Barge. It was awarded a contract to build five self-propelled fuel carrier barge for Indian Navy which includes INS Purak and INS Puran, it built a automated product tanker, touted to be the first of its kind in India for an Italian Owner in 2012. Corporated Shipyard Private Limited Inland Marine Works Private Limited INS Purak INS Pulakesin-1 ABG Shipyard http://www.gmbports.org/showpage.aspx?contentid=1546 http://www.modship.ship2yard.com/ http://www.shipyards.gr/index.php?option=com_mtree&task=viewlink&link_id=424&Itemid=27 http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/companies/article3836305.ece http://marineinsight.com/news/india-modest-infrastructure-to-launch-fully-automated-vessel/ http://www.maritimeprofessional.com/Blogs/Modest-Infrastructure-on-expansion-mode/March-2011/Modest-Infrastructure-on-expansion-mode.aspx
The Municipal Borough of Middleton was, from 1886 to 1974, a municipal borough in the administrative county of Lancashire, coterminate with the town of Middleton. By the nineteenth century the neighbouring townships of Middleton and Tonge formed a single town; the townships, separated by the River Irk, lay in different parishes and local administration was in the hands of constables appointed by the Lord of the Manor. In 1861 a local act of parliament established Middleton and Tonge Improvement Commissioners to provide public services in the area. In 1879 the improvement commissioners district was enlarged to take in Alkrington and parts of Hopwood and Thornham. Following a petition by the inhabitant householders of the improvement commissioners district, a charter of incorporation was granted on 21 July 1886, constituting the area as the Municipal Borough of Middleton; the borough was enlarged in 1894 by the addition of parts of the townships of Great Heaton and Little Heaton, the boundaries with neighbouring districts were adjusted in 1933 by a County Review Order.
The borough was abolished by the Local Government Act 1972, with its area becoming part of the Metropolitan Borough of Rochdale in the new county of Greater Manchester in 1974. The charter created an elected town council for the borough, consisting of a mayor, six aldermen and eighteen councillors; the borough was divided into three wards, two councillors were elected for a three-year term in each ward annually. Each ward was represented by two alderman: half of the aldermanic bench were elected by the council every three years, they each served for six years; the mayor was elected annually from among the council's membership. In the early years the borough council appears to have non-political, elections were contested, with an agreed panel of candidates standing unopposed. In years the council was broadly Conservative in complexion. Following the Second World War elections were held on party political lines; the Conservative Party had an overall majority until 1957, with Labour and Independent councilors in opposition.
In 1957 the size of the borough council was increased from twenty-four to thirty-six. The Labour Party gained control of the enlarged council, held it until 1960. Apart from one year under no overall control, the administration of the borough alternated between the Conservatives and Labour; the Mayor and Burgesses of Middleton were granted armorial bearings by the College of Arms on 28 January 1877. The blazon of the arms was as follows: Quarterly per pale nebuly gules and argent on a fesse ermine between a cross patonce of the second in the first quarter a mullet sable pierced of the field in the second a silkworm moth volant in the third and a rock in base thereon a stork in the fourth three sprigs of the cotton tree slipped and fructed all proper, for a crest on a wreath of the colours upon a mount vert between two boars' heads erect and couped sable a tower proper suspended therefrom by a riband gules an escutcheon Or charged with a lion passant gules; the design combined features from the arms of local families with symbols of the town's industries.
The basic layout of the shield was based on the arms of Middleton of Middleton Hall: "Quarterly gules and Or in the first a cross flory argent", while the black spur-rowel came from the arms of the Assheton family. The textile industries of Middleton were depicted by the cotton sprigs and silk worm moth. According to the borough council the stork represented "the desire for the increase in population'"; the crest above the shield was made up of a tower and lion from the heraldry of the Earls of Middleton between two boars' heads from the arms of another Middleton family. The borough borrowed the Latin motto of the Middleton Earls: Fortis in Arduis or "strong in difficulties"
The Minnesota Valley Transit Authority known by the acronym MVTA, is a public transportation agency that provides fixed-route and demand-responsive public bus services between various communities in the southern portion of the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area, to select destinations within Minneapolis and St. Paul, located in Minnesota; the agency's name refers to the river valley along the Minnesota River in the region. The MVTA service area includes the cities of Apple Valley, Eagan and Rosemount in Dakota County. MVTA provides service from these areas to key destinations in the cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, as well as the Mall of America in Bloomington. MVTA was created in 1990 through a joint powers agreement between the member municipalities and counties; the agreement was executed under a 1984 Minnesota statute that allowed suburban communities in the metropolitan area to create their own transit agencies independent of Metro Transit, the region's primary public transit provider.
MVTA was one of several suburban transit agencies. MVTA is governed by an eight-member board, each member representing the governing body of a member jurisdiction, plus one at-large member and several ex officio members. In 2002, the City of Prior Lake withdrew membership from the MVTA however they rejoined in September, 2014. In 2013, the MVTA starts providing service to Lakeville though it is not a part of the company's service party. In September 2014, the City of Shakopee had its membership administered. MVTA's service is designed to transport passengers from the residential suburbs within its service area to job and activity centers in Minneapolis and St. Paul. While the majority of the agency's ridership is concentrated during peak periods of travel, MVTA service operates seven days per week and up to 18 hours per day on some routes; the METRO Red Line is a bus rapid transit line running along Cedar Avenue from the Mall of America to Apple Valley Transit Station. Due to extreme traffic congestion between Highway 62/Mall of America & County Road 42, enhanced public transit was needed.
The METRO Red Line was chosen for the transitway as an alternative for regular drivers who want a faster way across the Cedar Avenue Bridge. Additions for the new service include: The addition of many new stations and park & ride lots, changes to existing bus routes & the addition of new local and express bus service. MVTA began service on the METRO Red Line on June 22, 2013. In January 2005, MNDOT released their plans to improve transit service on the corridor in I-35W, they chose BRT as the best option. Changes will include: the replacement of Metro Transit Route 535 and an route extension to Kenrick Avenue P&R. HOV lanes have been extended north to 42nd Street, with a freeway median station at 46th Street. Future MNDOT and Metro Transit plans show HOV lane extensions to Downtown Minneapolis and relocating the Lake St. station to the median of the freeway. Metro Transit will be the primary operator of the line. Construction started in 2018, with the line anticipated to open in 2021. In 2007, Dakota County completed a study on the Robert Street Corridor.
The modes of transit considered are Light Rail Transit and Bus Rapid Transit. The MVTA communities of Eagan and Rosemount comprise the south end of the corridor. BlueXpress was a public transit service operated by the two cities of Prior Shakopee, it consisted of five bus routes, the 490, 491, 492, 496, 498. In September 2014, the two cities reached a deal with the MVTA to merge their services; as of 1 January 2015, all former BlueXpress services and its five routes are now operated by the MVTA. Routes 460, 464, 465, 470, 472, 476, 477, 478, 479, 491 and 492 make stops at the I-35W Lake Street/Powderhorn Station Route 436 offers service from the 46th Street METRO Blue Line Station to Ecolab, Boulder Lakes and Thomson Reuters in Eagan. Route 440 offers rush-hour service to VA Medical Center. Route 465 offers service from Burnsville to the South Bloomington Transit Center and the University of Minnesota campus. Route 475 offers direct service to both the Minnesota Zoo. Route 489 offers service from Union Depot in Downtown St. Paul to Ecolab, Boulder Lakes and Thomson Reuters in Eagan.
Route 491 offers service from Cedar Grove/Eagan to Southbridge Crossings in Shakopee. Route 490 offers service from Marschall Road Transit Station/Shakopee to the University of Minnesota. Route 495 between Mall of America and Shakopee that started operating on August 20, 2016. Apple Valley Transit Station Galaxie Library 147th Street Pilot Knob Road Embry Path County Road 42 Rosemount Crossing Rosemount Transit Station Dakota County Technical College Burnsville Transit Station Lynn Court Hamlition Hotel Eagle Ridge Junior High School Savage City Hall Savage Library Savage Park & Ride Burnsville Transit Station Nicollet Avenue Portland Avenue Evergreen Avenue County Road 11 County Road 42 Southcross Road 46th Street Station Mendota Heights Brown College Eagandale Blue Gentian Road Highway 55 Highway 149 Ecolab - Shuman Campus Boulder Lakes Business Park Dakota County/Eagan Recycling Center Thomson Reuters Cedar Grove Transit Station Twin Cities Premium Outlets - Eagan/Cedar Grove Mall Cliff Lake Rahn Road Blackhawk P&R Cliff Square Thomas Lake Road VA Medical Center Cedar Grove Transit Stat
Founded in 2003, Amigo Energy is an electric utility seller in Texas. Amigo Energy is a subsidiary of Just Energy Group Inc. a publicly traded company with 1.8 million active customers across North America. Amigo Energy was founded in 2003. In May, 2007 the company merged with Fulcrum Power Services. In August 2007, Amigo signed a four-year, $7.5 million sponsorship agreement for Amigo Energy to become the jersey sponsor for the Houston Dynamo, a Major League Soccer team. In August 2011, including its subsidiary Amigo, was acquired by Canadian firm Just Energy. Amigo Energy is an electricity retailer that operates as one of 71 independent power marketers participating in deregulation of the Texas electricity market. Amigo ranks as the 17th largest power marketer by number of consumers according to a 2009 U. S. Energy Information Administration report. Texas began the process of deregulation in 2002; the Public Utility Commission of Texas enforces customer protection laws for the citizens of Texas and provides access to consumer information.
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